UNFCCC Secretariat Releases AWG-LCA Negotiating Text

© UNFCCC19 May 2009: The UNFCCC Secretariat has posted the negotiating text prepared by the Chair of the Ad Hoc Working Group on Long-term Cooperative Action under the Convention (AWG-LCA) to facilitate the negotiations among parties on the fulfillment of the Bali Action Plan towards the agreed outcome to be adopted at the 15th session of the Conference of the Parties in Copenhagen, Denmark, in December 2009.

The negotiating text, contained in the annex, aims to provide a starting point for the negotiations at the sixth session of the AWG-LCA by reflecting ideas and proposals by parties. The text takes account of ideas and proposals contained in the most recent submissions from parties received by the Secretariat from the end of the fifth session up to 5 May 2009, as well as the ideas and proposals submitted previously, including those assembled in document FCCC/AWGLCA/2008/16/Rev.1, and the proceedings of the fifth session of the AWG-LCA. [The Document]